NGRef: SK9843
OSMap: LR130
Type: Roman Camp
Ancaster Marching Camp

Ancaster Marching Camp
Map adapted from Roman Camps in England
None identified

The Ancaster Marching Camp

SK979444 925 x 1,312 ft
(282 x 400 m)
28 acres
(11.3 ha)
this large camp lies (600m) NNW of the Roman town of Ancaster, the complete outline is known, but most of the W side has been obliterated by a modern field boundary running along its length, there is an apparent gateway in the middle of the N side and another possible gateway in the E side some (60m) from the NE corner-angle, the camp apparently faced N, part of the S half of the camp has been destroyed by a railway cutting and a quarry.
See: Roman Camps in England - The Field Archaeology by the R.C.H.M.E.

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Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: ANCASTER CAMP"